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JOHN HARGER STEWART

Private vocal instruction, New York City

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Some notes on Function

Written on May 30, 2017 at 5:19 pm, by

Some Notes on Functional Voice Training John Stewart ([email protected] www.johnhargerstewart.com • Every voice is a unique gift, therefore do not attempt to make a voice sound like any other • Put esthetic preconceptions or preferences a little in the background, and look for better vocal function • Vocal function: a dynamic balance between head and  Continue Reading »

Blog 1. How to listen to voices

Written on August 10, 2014 at 7:07 pm, by

Blog I August 10, 2014   Not long ago I was judging the Met Auditions in Chicago when some of the local sponsors asked me how I could tell what I liked and didn’t like. This inspired me to draw up a list of relatively objective vocal qualities one could listen for. Some are more  Continue Reading »